Allied Warships

HMS Loch Tulla (FY 199)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 199 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Jun 1934 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed in July 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 423 tons.

Sold in January 1946.
Scrapped at Hendrik Ido Ambacht, Netherlands in April 1958.


Commands listed for HMS Loch Tulla (FY 199)

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1Ch.Skr. Harry Leonard Lang, RD, RNR22 Sep 19398 Jun 1942
2T/Skr. Samuel McDonald Norton, RNR8 Jun 194222 Oct 1943
3T/Skr. Thomas Goodman, RNR22 Oct 194322 Feb 1944
4A/Ch.Skr. James Flett, RNR22 Feb 194420 Nov 1944
5A/Skr.Lt. George Murray, RNR20 Nov 1944

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Notable events involving Loch Tulla include:

17 Sep 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Loch Tulla (Skr.Lt. H.L. Lang, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Regal (Skr. J.S. Harper, RNR). (1)

26 Aug 1943
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Middleton (Lt. C.S. Battersby, RN), HMS Hussar (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Biggs, DSO, DSC, RN), HMS Loch Tulla (T/Skr. S.M. Norton, RNR) and HMS Regal (A/Skr.Lt. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (2)

15 Sep 1944
Not being fit fur further A/S running, HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN), departed Londonderry for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Loch Tulla (A/Ch.Skr. J. Flett, RNR). (3)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  3. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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